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Create Command Line Tools With Node.js

There are so many every day tasks that we all come across that we need to automate away. My most recent example is that I wanted to blog more.

So what do I do first? I write code of course:


I setup this hard-coded example of a blog command which will create a new Markdown file pre-loaded with the proper frontmatter content based on the title that I pass in.

I love building little tools like this and I think they're super important for evolving our own skills as developers. It's a kind of dogfooding (building and using tools for yourself) that brings you closer to feeling what the client feels.